Los Angeles Libraries Closed, Here’s What You Can Do

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The Silver Lake, Atwater Village, Los Feliz, and Echo Park libraries are currently closed. In fact, all branches of the Los Angeles Public Library are closed at least until the end of March. This is understandable and done in order to prevent further spread of the COVID-19 virus. However, the measures have left a significant portion of the Los Angeles population without access to books, movies, and all sorts of free entertainment and educational resources available. Here are a few ways to still make use of the benefits of Los Angeles libraries. Yes, even while they are closed.

Digital Resources

By visiting the Los Angeles Public Library online platform, you can gain access to quite a large collection of online resources. They have countless ebooks and audiobooks readily available for free loans through the website. These are all easily accessible to all residents of the Los Angeles area. You can continue to read or listen to as many books as you want through their online database, which you will probably want to do anyway with all this free time in your hands. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to learn something new, catch up on your reading list, or discover a new favorite book through all the free public library resources.

Free Streaming

Not a lot of people are aware of this. Your Los Angeles Public Library card you get free access to the Kanopy streaming service. Kanopy specializes in classic movies, arthouse films, and independent cinema. They have plenty of bloved new gems as well as all-time classics readily available on the platform. Whether you are into recent quirky indies or niche documentaries, Kanopy almost certainly has something for you. This is especially true if you are looking for something more than just whatever is on Netflix or Hulu. Visit the Los Angeles Public Library website in order to learn more about how you too can make use of everything that Los Angeles libraries offer.

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